We suggest that you just start sprinkling the blends on whatever you’re cooking tonight; but these recipes can give you some new ideas for cooking in your kitchen. Notes at the bottom of the recipes will give you additional ideas for exchanging flavors of blends you have on hand. Don’t forget to check out our simple chicken recipes!

Beef Bites


 4 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 TBSP Basiks at Home Prime Rub (can substitute Authentic Southwest Blend)

1 tsp prepared horseradish

16 slices snack rye bread

1/4 pound sliced deli roast beef

6 tablespoons sour cream

8 grape tomatoes, quarted

16 sprigs fresh parsley, stems removed

Dash each salt and pepper

In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, Basiks at Home Prime Rub and horseradish. Spread over bread slices. Top each with beef, sour cream, a piece of tomato  and a parsley sprig. Sprinkle with fresh cracked pepper, if desired. Yield: 16 appetizers.

Taco Soup

Taco Soup Recipe


1 lb lean ground beef (or turkey)
1 onion, chopped
4 tsp Basiks at Home Taco Blend
1 pkg dry Ranch seasonings
2 large cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can Rotel tomatoes, undrained
1 can black beans
1 can pinto beans
1 can whole kernel corn


Brown meat and onion. Drain. Add Basiks at Home Taco Blend. Add beans, corn and tomatoes to meat. Simmer until warm and flavors have a chance to combine. Eat and enjoy. Add a bit of grated cheese or sour cream and this simple soup is perfect for cold nights. Serve over cooked cornbread squares in bowls for a thicker texture.